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Family ArtBash Sunday: Grow

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 | 10am–3pm

ADMISSION: Free admission for two adults when accompanied by a visitor 18 and under, or a transition youth (18–22)

The CJM’s family festival days bring together all ages for art making, music, activities, dancing, and more! 

For more information, email or call 415.655.7881.


Come celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Birthday of the Trees, with the joyful sounds of Alison Faith Levy, the storytelling of Michael Katz, a forest art studio, a family heritage project, and much more!


The CJM is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all our family audiences. To request ASL interpretation for storytelling and musical performances, email at least 2 weeks in advance.

Schedule of events


Forest Studio

Celebrate the Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish Birthday of the Trees, by creating a forest of painted, clay, and stamped trees.

Roots and Connections

Add threads to the Collaborative Family Journeys Globes, Illuminate your Family Tree, and create Letters to Loved Ones at the typewriter station.

The Calming Corner

Relax, read, or play in a quiet and less-crowded space.

Art Pushcart

Play with our roving gallery guide and a collection of games, materials, and hands-on activities.


Alison Faith Levy and the Big Time Tot Rock Band

Move, groove, and enjoy songs about trees from this favorite local band.


Storytelling with Michael Katz

Join Michael Katz for Tu B’Shevat and other stories told in his highly energetic, animated, and interactive style.

partners and performers
Michael Katz head shot
Michael Katz

Michael Katz has been a storyteller since 1984 and has been featured at such illustrious locations as the openings of both the Los Angeles Getty Center and the Disney Concert Hall. Michael is the host of the radio storytelling program Katz Pajamas heard on NPR station KCBX FM. He is one of the founding members of the national touring theatre company BOXTALES, and was the founding Artistic Director for the Flying Leap Storytelling Festival in Solvang, California.

C.K.Itamura head shot

C.K.Itamura is the Creative Director of Phineas & Company, the Founder of the Book Arts Roadshow Project and an artist member of The Center for Book Arts.

Alison Faith Levy head shot
Alison Faith Levy

Alison Faith Levy has toured the country and has released two solo albums for children and families. She is currently working on her third album.


Family Programs are made possible with major support from Bank of America and Koret Foundation. Supporting sponsorship is provided by Naomi and Jeffrey Caspe. Additional support comes from Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and Blick Art Materials.

Access Programs are made possible by major support from Wells Fargo Foundation. Additional generous support is provided by The Morse Family Foundation.